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MERS Statistics (July 5)

  • Date : 2015-07-05
  • Hit : 2904

¨ Table 1. Current status of MERS cases in Republic of Korea

Classification

of cases

Laboratory- confirmed cases

Discharged

Deaths

Cases Under Treatment

Total

186

116

33**

37***

Increase or decrease

(July 5)

1*

5

0

-4

*The 186th case is the spouse of the 132nd case who is in the emergency room at the Samsung Medical Center (Seoul), and is now being under epidemiological investigation.

** Age, sex and comorbidity of deaths

- Sex: Male 22 (66.7%), female 11 (33.3%)

- Age above 60 years old: 27 (81.8 %)

- Comorbidity: the number of high-risk patients in old age or with underlying medical conditions such as cardio-cerebrovascular disease, cancer and chronic respiratory disease is 30 (90.9%).

*** The states of 25 cases are stable and those of 12 cases unstable.

¨ Table 2. Current status of MERS quarantine in Republic of Korea

Status of quarantine

Under Quarantine

Finished

Sum

Home

Institution

Total

982

678

304

15,158

Increase or decrease (July 5)

-452

-387

-65

456

¨ Table 3. Type of Confirmed Cases

Type

Total

Inpatients

Family members or visitors (visiting hospital)

Medical professionals or staff

Number of cases

186

82

64

39

¨ Table 4. Age of Confirmed Cases

Confirmed Cases

30s or younger

40s

50s

60s

70s or above

186

40

29

42

36

39

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